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Edda de los Ríos

Edda de los Ríos

Edda de los Ríos (February 2, 1942 – June 13, 2007) was a noted Paraguayan actress and teacher. She was the daughter of Hector de los Rios and Elena Morselli.She did her high-school in Colegio Teresiano of her home town and the artistic of Poetry in the Ateneo Paraguayo, between 1955 and 1960; Dramma in courses with Milagros de la Vega and Hedy Crilla, in Buenos Aires and with Flor M. Botino and Alberto Candea,in Montevideo, between 1960 and 1964; her Actress Career in Madrid, at the Real Esc...
Parinirvana

Parinirvana

In Buddhism, the term parinirvana (Sanskrit: parinirvāṇa; Pali: parinibbāna) is commonly used to refer to nirvana-after-death, which occurs upon the death of the body of someone who has attained nirvana during his or her lifetime. It implies a release from the Saṃsāra, karma and rebirth as well as the dissolution of the skandhas.In some Mahāyāna scriptures, notably the Mahāyāna Mahāparinirvāṇa Sūtra, Parinirvāṇa is described as the realm of the eternal true Self of the Buddha.In the Buddhist ...
Adenylate kinase

Adenylate kinase

Adenylate kinase (EC 2.7.4.3) (also known as ADK or myokinase) is a phosphotransferase enzyme that catalyzes the interconversion of adenine nucleotides, and plays an important role in cellular energy homeostasis.The reaction catalyzed is:ATP + AMP ⇔ 2 ADPThe equilibrium constant varies with condition, but is close to 1. Thus, the ΔG for this reaction is close to zero. In muscle of a variety of species of vertebrates and invertebrates, the concentration of ATP is typically 7-10 times that of A...
Mengzi City

Mengzi City

Mengzi (Chinese: 蒙自; pinyin: Měngzì; former French romanization: Mongtseu; postal: Mengtsz, also Mengtzu) is a city in the southeast of Yunnan province, People's Republic of China. Administratively, it is a county-level city and the seat of the Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture, located about 175 kilometres (109 mi) south-southeast of the provincial capital of Kunming. It is situated in the centre of a fertile valley basin on a plateau 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) above sea level....
5-Hydroxytryptophan

5-Hydroxytryptophan

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (INN), is a naturally occurring amino acid and chemical precursor as well as a metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and melatonin from tryptophan.5-HTP is sold over the counter in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom as a dietary supplement for use as an antidepressant, appetite suppressant, and sleep aid. It is also marketed in many European countries for the indication of major depres...
Katherine Whitney Curtis

Katherine Whitney Curtis

Katherine Whitney Curtis (January 4, 1897 - July 6, 1980), also spelled "Katharine" or "Kay" Curtis, is widely credited as the originator of synchronized swimming. While historical figures such as Esther Williams and Annette Kellerman are recognized for similar contributions, important historical details regarding the origin of the word "Synchronized Swimming," its reference to the Olympic sport, and the technical structure of that sport are all credited to Curtis.The only descendants of Kath...
National Register of Historic Places listings in Effingham County, Georgia

National Register of Historic Places listings in Effingham County, Georgia

This is a list of properties and districts in Effingham County, Georgia that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).
Lithium (Nirvana song)

Lithium (Nirvana song)

"Lithium" is a song by American rock band Nirvana. Written by frontman Kurt Cobain, the song is about a man who turns to religion amid thoughts of suicide. Nirvana first recorded "Lithium" in 1990 but then re-recorded the song the following year for the group's second album Nevermind (1991).Released as the third single from Nevermind in July 1992, "Lithium" peaked at number 64 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 11 on the UK Singles Chart. The accompanying music video, directed by Kevin Ke...
Pepper (band)

Pepper (band)

Pepper is a three piece rock band originally from Hawaii, now based in San Diego. The band consists of vocalist/guitarist Kaleo Wassman, vocalist/bassist Bret Bollinger, and drummer Yesod Williams. Since the band's formation they have released five studio albums as well as one live album.Pepper formed in 1996 with singer/guitarist Kaleo Wassman and bassist/singer Bret Bollinger, who had been friends since middle school. The duo was influenced by the Hawaiian artist Three Plus and popular main...

Gary Darnell

Gary Brent Darnell (born October 15, 1948) is a former American football player and coach at the college level. Darnell is native of Arkansas and an alumnus of Oklahoma State University, where he played college football. A long-time defensive coordinator, Darnell was also previously the head coach at Western Michigan University and Tennessee Technological University, as well as the interim head coach at the University of Florida and Texas A&M University.Well traveled, Gary Darnell made el...
Sabily

Sabily

Sabily (Arabic: سبيلي‎‎, IPA: [sæˈbiːliː], My Way) is a Linux distribution based on the Ubuntu, designed by and for Muslims. Formerly called Ubuntu Muslim Edition, Sabily was released from 2007 to 2011, and is currently classed as "dormant" by DistroWatch.Sabily is designed for Muslim users to have “out of the box” Arabic language support and Islamic software and tools installed, including a prayer times tool, a Qur'an study tool, a Hijri calendar, etc.The Unity shell is based on GNOME&#...
Owensboro Rage

Owensboro Rage

The Owensboro Rage, formerly the Evansville Rage, was a professional indoor football team based in Owensboro, Kentucky. The team was a member of the Continental Indoor Football League. The Rage joined the CIFL in 2012 as an expansion team. The Rage were the first indoor football team to be based in Owensboro. The Rage were founded in 2011 by David Reed. Reed stepped down as President and General Manager in March 2012 due to lack of funds. In 2013 The Owner of the Rage became Melissa Logsdon. ...
Aagadu (soundtrack)

Aagadu (soundtrack)

Aagadu is the feature film soundtrack composed by S. Thaman for the Telugu film of the same name directed by Srinu Vaitla which features Mahesh Babu and Tamannaah in the lead roles. This also marks Thaman's 50th film as a music composer. The soundtrack consists of 5 songs and a Theme music all composed by Thaman while the lyrics were penned by Sri Mani and Bhaskarabhatla. The film's soundtrack was released on 30 August 2014 through Lahari Music by hosting a promotional event at Shilpakala Ved...
1779 in Canada

1779 in Canada

Events from the year 1779 in Canada.

Fahey–Murray ministry (1992–93)

The Fahey–Murray ministry (1992–1993) or Second Fahey–Murray ministry or Second Fahey ministry was the 83rd ministry of the New South Wales Government, and was led by the 38th Premier of New South Wales, the Honourable John Fahey, MP, representing the Liberal Party in coalition with the National Party, led by the Honourable Wal Murray, MP.The ministry covers the period from 3 July 1992 until 26 May 1993, when Murray resigned from the ministry.Ministers are listed in order of seniority.The fir...
Baksho Rahashya (novel)

Baksho Rahashya (novel)

Bakso Rahashya is a Bengali novel by Satyajit Ray featuring the private detective Feluda.Feluda is approached by an established businessman, Mr. Dinanath Lahiri, claiming to have mistakenly swapped his suitcase (Bengali: baksho) in a train with one belonging to one of his co-passengers and asks Feluda to return it. This apparently simple problem takes Feluda, Topshe and Lalmohan babu to Shimla and into a realm of deceit and mystery (Bengali: rahashya) involving a long-forgotten diamond and an...
AS Carcassonne

AS Carcassonne

AS Carcassonne is a professional rugby league football club based in Carcassonne in the south of France. It plays in the French rugby league championship and is one of the most successful clubs in French rugby league, having won a total of ten French Championship titles and eleven Lord Derby Cups. In more recent times the club has been less successful than in the past winning only one Championship in the past twenty-five years and two Lord Derby Cups.The club was founded in 1938 and to date h...
The Man Who Came to Dinner (film)

The Man Who Came to Dinner (film)

The Man Who Came to Dinner is a 1942 American comedy film directed by William Keighley, and starring Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan and Monty Woolley as the title character. The screenplay by Julius and Philip G. Epstein is based on the 1939 play of the same title by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. The supporting cast features Jimmy Durante and Billie Burke.During a cross-country lecture tour, notoriously acerbic radio personality Sheridan Whiteside (Monty Woolley) slips on the icy steps of the h...
P.A.O. Rouf

P.A.O. Rouf

P.A.O. Rouf (Greek: Ποδοσφαιρικός Αθλητικός Όμιλος Ρουφ; English: Football Athletic Club Rouf) is a Greek football club, based in Rouf, Athens. The association was founded in 1947. The club has played in its traditional colours of red and white since its creation in 1947, after World War II. The chairman of the club is Athanasios Kafezas, a Greek businessman. The current stadium is the Municipal Stadium Rouf, seating 1,600 spectators.In 1968, Amyna Rouf and Erigona merged with Rouf.In 2009, t...

Operation Tabarin

Operation Tabarin was a World War II military undertaking by the Admiralty and the Colonial Office in 1943 to establish a permanent British presence in the Antarctic. The bases built were the first ever to be constructed in Antarctica.There have been several reasons cited for Tabarin. Prior to the start of the war, German aircraft had dropped markers with swastikas across Queen Maud Land in an attempt to create a territorial claim (see New Swabia). In 1943, British personnel from HMS Carnarvo...
Hoffmann Architects

Hoffmann Architects

Hoffmann Architects, Inc. is a private architecture and engineering firm based in Hamden, Connecticut, USA, with offices in New York City and Arlington, Virginia. Founded in 1977 by Hungarian-born architect John J. Hoffmann, the firm specializes in the rehabilitation of the building envelope, including facades, roofs, plazas, terraces, and parking structures, as well as historic / landmark building restoration.Hoffmann Architects was established in 1977 by architect John J. Hoffmann and incor...
Allhallowtide

Allhallowtide

Allhallowtide, Hallowtide, Allsaintstide, or the Hallowmas season, is the triduum encompassing the Western Christian observances of All Saints' Eve (Halloween), All Saints' Day (All Hallows') and All Souls' Day, which last from October 31 to November 2 annually. Allhallowtide is a "time to remember the dead, including martyrs, saints, and all faithful departed Christians." The present date of Hallowmas (All Saints' Day) and thus also of its vigil (Hallowe'en) was established for Rome perhaps ...
Beaverhead County, Montana

Beaverhead County, Montana

Beaverhead County is the largest county by area in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,246. Its county seat is Dillon. The county was founded in 1865.Much of the perimeter of the county is the Continental Divide, including all of its border with the state of Idaho. The divide heads east into Montana at the county border with Ravalli County, between Lost Trail Pass and Chief Joseph Pass.The county name is derived from a rock formation, which the Shoshone desc...
CHRNB4

CHRNB4

2ASGNeuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit beta-4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CHRNB4 gene.Click on genes, proteins and metabolites below to link to respective Wikipedia articles.
1966 New Zealand Grand Prix

1966 New Zealand Grand Prix

The 1966 New Zealand Grand Prix was a race held at the Pukekohe Park Raceway on 8 January 1966. The race had 19 starters.It was the 13th New Zealand Grand Prix, and doubled as the opening round of the 1966 Tasman Series. Graham Hill won his second consecutive NZGP.Results as follows:
Glynfach

Glynfach

Coordinates: 51°36′38″N 3°24′33″W / 51.61060°N 3.40928°W / 51.61060; -3.40928Glynfach (Welsh for 'small valley') is a district of the community and electoral ward of Cymmer, within the town of Porth, Rhondda Cynon Taf. There are no shops in Glynfach, however there is one pub - The Colliers Arms - and one parish church - St. John's Church. Glynfach consists of only a handful of streets, most of which are terraces.Adjoining Glynfach is the small district of Britannia. Glynfach was also once ...
Brian Lake

Brian Lake

Brian Lake (born 27 February 1982), born Brian Harris, is an Australian rules footballer, currently playing for the Hawthorn Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).Picked late in the 2001 AFL Draft at pick 71 from Woodville West-Torrens, Lake was a relatively late developer. Making his AFL debut late in the 2002 season, he was seen as a raw full-back who was some way from fully developing.By the 2005 season, Lake's role in blanketing some of the best full-forwards in the game w...
Travis Brigley

Travis Brigley

Travis Brigley (born June 16, 1977) is a Canadian senior ice hockey player currently playing for the Bentley Generals in the Chinook Hockey League. He has formerly played professionally for the Calgary Flames and Colorado Avalanche in the National Hockey League.Brigley was drafted 39th overall, by the Calgary Flames in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft after playing four years with Lethbridge Hurricanes of the WHL. Brigley made his professional debut in the 1997–98 season with the Saint John Flames of...

Continental Express destinations

This is a list of airports that Continental Express flew to at the time of its merger into United Express.

List of the oldest buildings and structures in Hong Kong

The following is a list of the oldest buildings and structures in Hong Kong.Although Hong Kong was sparsely populated prior to the arrival of the British, the area has a number of historic structures:Most of the buildings built during this period was by the British and mostly on Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon Peninsula:
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